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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Vescia, S; Baumgärtner, AK; Jacobs, VR; Kiechle-Bahat, M; Rody, A; Loibl, S; Harbeck, N 
Title:
Management of venous port systems in oncology: a review of current evidence. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Over the last decades, many changes have occurred in oncology with new chemotherapy combinations and more complex application schemes becoming available. Central venous catheters and implantable venous port systems have become widely used and have facilitated the problem of vascular access. However, important complications are associated with permanent central venous catheters. Material and methods: This review summarizes evidence on venous port system use published in Medline up to...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Oncol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
19 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
9-15 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0923-7534 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik